- Judge: No Jury for Penguin in E-book Case
The nature of the conspiracies alleged necessarily means that evidence bearing on the intent of the publishers, even of those alleged conspirators who have settled claims, will be relevant at trial.
- Rue La La: Selling Kids' Books the Stylish Way
Seuss, the Berenstain Bears, and Maisy.
- Amazon.com Ink Keeps Flowing, Red and Black
Bloomberg News quoted Richard Zandi, an analyst at Salomon Smith Barney, as saying, "The fact they didn't blow away the numbers, and the company didn't provide enough detail into the numbers, means the bears will likely continue to have the field."
- Fiction Notes
(New Directions, $14.95 paper 176p ISBN 0-8112-1565-2) In The Forgotten Island, Sasha Troyan's lush, languid second novel (after Angels in the Morning), a child bears witness to her parents' domestic strife and
- Children's Picture Book Bestsellers
Doubleday/Flying Dolphin, $17.95 ISBN 978-0-385-51662-4 7 The Three Snow Bears.
- Simon & Schuster Springs Green Kids' Line
One Little Monster Learns to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and The Polar Bear's Home: A Story About Global Warming will be 8x8 storybooks.
- New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of August 19, 2019
As classmates prepare to dress as their favorite eats for a school play, foodie Franklin cannot bear to narrow things down.If Pluto Was a Pea by Gabrielle Prendergast, illus. by Rebecca Gerlings.
- WHERE DO BALLOONS GO?: An Uplifting Mystery
Bursting with color and balloons of all shapes, sizes and functions (many balloons making encore appearances bear clever messages or advertisements), Cornell's busy art provides ample diversion for young readers.
- SF/Fantasy/Horror Notes
A blurb from Greg Bear (Dead Lines) will help attract nonacademic readers.
- A Reason for Thanks
The latter title, from Bear & Co., published in 1993, is recommended in Brown's book; that mention alone sold more than 35,000 copies in the last six months or so (only 20,000 were sold in the 10 years before that).
- Viet Thanh Nguyen, William Finnegan Among Pulitzer Winners
In poetry, Peter Balakian won for Ozone Journal (University of Chicago Press), a collection of "poems that bear witness to the old losses and tragedies that undergird a global age of danger and uncertainty."
- Blizzard Causes NY Publishers to Close Offices
Although the blizzard bearing down on the Northeast was not as intense as meteorologists had predicted--New York City mayor Bill de Blasio had declared that the storm could be the most significant in the city's history--the Manhattan-based Big Five publishing houses are taking the tack of many
- 2015 Children’s Choice Book Award Winners Announced
by Jeff Cohen, illustrated by Elanna Allen (HarperCollins)3rd to 4th Grade Book of the Year: Kali’s Story: An Orphaned Polar Bear Rescue by Jennifer Keats Curtis, illustrated by John Gomes (Arbordale)5th to 6th Grade Book of the Year: The Dumbest Idea Ever!
- eCampus.com Wins 5-Year Contract at UW-Milwaukee
In a deal that bears striking similarities to ones that Amazon crafted with Purdue and UMass Amherst over the past year, eCampus.com will handle textbook sales virtually for University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee starting this fall.
- Open Road Acquires E-Reads
The purchase, which is set to close April 1, will add more than 1,200 e-books to Open Road’s list and includes authors such as Dan Simmons, Harlan Ellison, Greg Bear, John Norman (in science fiction and fantasy), Aaron Elkins, Barbara Parker (mystery), Laura Kinsale